Study Briefs


  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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The Standard Query Language (SQL) Study Brief provides the end-user with a concise conceptual overview and a condensed quick reference on the basics of this special-purpose programming language. The Study Brief is intended to serve as a learning resource for new and developing users or as a quick refresher of essentials for the occasional experienced user. All our Study Brief titles attempt to provide a timely orientation to the subject matter at hhand, including a brief history, current updates, and links to relevant web pages when applicable. This title collects and organizes a wealth of information in a convenient format. In addition to SQL definitions, code categories, data types, operators, syntax, and functions; many practical examples are included to help in constructing valid queries.

Topics Covered:

  • What is SQL?
  • History of SQL
  • Definitions
  • SQL Language Elements
  • SQL Code: Categories
  • Date and Time Data Types
  • Approximate Numeric Data Types
  • Exact Numeric Data Type
  • Character String Data Types
  • Binary Data Types
  • Comparison Operators
  • Arithmetic Operators
  • Aggregate Functions
  • Statements
  • Major Clauses
  • Joins
  • Types of Joins
  • SQL Syntax
  • Useful SQL Functions
  • SQL Numeric Functions
  • SQL String Functions

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